CASE STUDY
CSOM CAN LEAD TO INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS: A COMPLICATION UNEARTHED IN A SERIES OF 9 CASES
Tushar Jain 1, A,D  
,   Himanshu Kumar Sanju 1, B,D-E  
,   Monika Burdak 1, 2, C-D,F  
,   Ashok Kumar 3, C-D  
 
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ENT and Audiology, Sri Jagdamba Charitable Eye Hopsital, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, India
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General Medicine, Private Practitioner, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, India
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ENT, Dr. Ram manohar Lohia Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, India
A - Research concept and design; B - Collection and/or assembly of data; C - Data analysis and interpretation; D - Writing the article; E - Critical revision of the article; F - Final approval of article;
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Himanshu Kumar Sanju   

ENT and Audiology, Sri Jagdamba Charitable Eye Hopsital, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, Hanumangadh-Ganganagar Road, 335001, SRI GANGANAGAR, India
Submission date: 2020-05-05
Final revision date: 2020-07-03
Acceptance date: 2020-07-14
Publication date: 2020-11-16
 
J Hear Sci 2020;10(3):71–73
 
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Background:
Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) leads to numerous well identified complications reported by many researchers.

Case report:
Present case study includes 9 patients with CSOM (active squamous type) where we found infective endocarditis as a rare complication.

Conclusions:
The current study highlights the importance of early management of CSOM and proper cardiologic evaluation which can prevent catastrophic complications such as infective endocarditis.